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The William Hill St Leger Festival

Experience Yorkshire's Classic

The William Hill St Leger Festival 11-14 September 2019, is one of the most prestigious race weeks of the British horse racing calendar, The St Leger Festival is the World's Oldest Classic, and the only classic in Yorkshire. Visitors to St Leger can expect to experience top-class horse racing, fabulous live entertainment, and will leave with memories that will last a lifetime. 

The William Hill St Leger Festival, not just great racing, a great experience!

Leger Legends Day

The Festival kicks off with a bang when retired celebrities of the saddle dust off their breeches and return to action in the feature event competing in the charity race, a contest run on the straight mile. The Leger Legends race helps raise money for the Northern Racing College and Jack Berry House, a rehabilitation facility for injured jockeys.

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Ted Durcan winning the 2018 Leger Legends Race at Doncaster Racecourse
Ted Durcan winning the 2018 Leger Legends Race at Doncaster Racecourse
Leger Legends Day during the 2018 St Leger Festival at Doncaster Racecourse
The 2018 Best Dressed lady crowned during DFS Ladies Day at Doncaster Racecourse
The Silk Series Winner During The 2018 St Leger Festival, DFS Ladies Day
Martin Kemp DJ after DFS Ladies Day at Doncaster Racecourse

DFS Ladies Day

Featuring DJ Set from Melanie C Live after racing.The ultimate in glitz and glamour, this is Yorkshire's biggest social occasion. Naturally there will be an abundance of the finest fillies out in force, hoping to secure the Best Dressed Lady crown.  You could be relaxing in our trackside Club 1776 Marquee, enjoying fine dining with all the frills in our Lincoln restaurant, or having fun with friends on the Heart FM Champagne Lawn, enjoying a Pimms or two. There's something for everyone at the St Leger Festival. DFS Ladies Day also features the Silk Series final, a flat race series specifically for female jockeys, The 2017 and 2018 Silk Series was won by Megan Nicholls, the daughter or former Champion National Hunt trainer Paul Nicholls.  DFS Ladies Day, great racing, great fun, great memories.

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Gentleman’s Day

Featuring DJ Set from Ricky Wilson Live after racing.
The penultimate day of the iconic Festival attracts some of the most prestigious racing of the week, with the Doncaster Cup, the oldest race currently run under the Rules of Horse Racing, taking centre-stage. Gentlemen’s Day, is all about Sportsmanship, Style, and Sophistication, it's also about having a great day out with friends. Whether you enjoy cheering the winner past the winning post in the Grandstand, dining in the Old Weighing Room, or relaxing on the Heart FM Champagne Lawn. You must experience Yorkshire's classic.

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A race goer is dressed up for gentlemens day at Doncaster Racecourse in a suit and tie.
Thomas Hobson winning during the 2018 William Hill St Leger Festival at Doncaster Racecourse
Danny Tudhope during the 2018 St Leger Festival at Doncaster Racecourse
A jockey holds up his enormous award from The St Leger Festival at Doncaster Racecourse.
A william hill st leger festival sponsorship cover is draped over a horse statue at Doncaster Racecourse.
Kew Gardens and Ryan Moore winning the 2018 William Hill St Leger at Doncaster Racecourse

St Leger Day

The William Hill St Leger Festival's flagship day brings the four days to a dramatic climax. The biggest day of the week and home to the World's oldest Classic, the St Leger Stakes. The showpiece race consistently attracts some of the leading stables across the country and boasts a glittering roll of honour which is littered with some of the most acclaimed horses in history.Whether you soak up the atmosphere from the viewing terrace of the exclusive Garden suite, enjoy the hustle and bustle of the Grandstand or the sernity of picnicking in the Picnic Enclosure,St Leger Day, is the day where memories are made.

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Enjoy the Full St Leger Experience  

 
Don't disappear home after the last race! We have some great live entertainment in store around the racecourse throughout the week.
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We also have a number of hospitality packages created just for the William Hill St Leger Festival, ensuring that you can live the high life no matter which day you decide to join us. Find out more information on the perks you could be taking advantage of, along with package prices on our William Hill St Leger Festival hospitality page
 

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